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38 Degrees Members are Not 'Zombie Like'

(4) Comments | Posted 23 November 2011 | (11:23)

Yesterday, Simon Burns MP, Minister of State for Health, said 38 Degrees members were "almost zombie-like" when they emailed MPs about the government's NHS plans. It didn't take long for 38 Degrees members to respond. On the 38 Degrees Facebook page, one member, Samiha, said, "This contempt for the concerns...

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Finally, a Chance to put Lansley's NHS Plan Under the Microscope?

(0) Comments | Posted 12 October 2011 | (00:00)

This afternoon, the House of Lords votes on whether to allow the Health and Social Care Bill to continue its passage into law. Whatever happens, it is very unlikely that this vote will mark the end of the campaign to protect the NHS.

But it is definitely an important...

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Rupert Murdoch Has Made Me Feel Optimistic

(11) Comments | Posted 14 July 2011 | (23:01)

The revelations of the past week have laid bare some pretty depressing aspects of British political life. The revelations of murder victims' phones hacked, police officers bribed, and senior politicians meek or complicit, have shocked even hardened cynics. Faith in the political establishment, already low, has taken another battering. Yet...

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